anybody running a "secondary air filter" on their BX?

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I use the inner air filter. It is often extremely dusty when I mow. (I even wear an N95 mask when I mow.) It's just added insurance. FWIW, I clean my air filters, radiator screen, and the radiator every time I mow.
 
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I use the inner air filter. It is often extremely dusty when I mow. (I even wear an N95 mask when I mow.) It's just added insurance. FWIW, I clean my air filters, radiator screen, and the radiator every time I mow.
I did a bunch of work in dusty soil during the summer without one, so now of course I am thinking of getting one now that the rains have come. Better late than never :rolleyes:
 

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I have been using them on my BX22 for about 10 years and my BX23S since I purchased it. It is the least expensive insurance that you can purchase. I have never seen one get dirty, but then I don't work in a dusty enviorment.
 
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I have been using them on my BX22 for about 10 years and my BX23S since I purchased it. It is the least expensive insurance that you can purchase. I have never seen one get dirty, but then I don't work in a dusty enviorment.
I only have about 70 hours on my tractor, and I've changed the air filter once already, so I think I'm in good shape if I get on it and get that insurance soon!
 

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Learn something every day! Put this on my parts list for when I do dirt and gravel work. Thanks for posting this!
 
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Learn something every day! Put this on my parts list for when I do dirt and gravel work. Thanks for posting this!
for your 2501

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It’s not listed in the 2501 diagrams (on messicks) but it’s listed in the L3200 diagrams and they have the same air filter housings.
 
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Huh, I guess I learned something new today. I thought all diesels had a primary and secondary air filter.
 

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I have been using them on my BX22 for about 10 years and my BX23S since I purchased it. It is the least expensive insurance that you can purchase. I have never seen one get dirty, but then I don't work in a dusty enviorment.
Is the secondary filter the same for the BX22 and the BX23S? Is it the same part number as mentioned in the Messicks' video?

I am sure my BX2200 will use the same internal filter as your BX22. Reason for my question...
 

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$$15 in usa @ M, $84 @ Amazon.ca !!!!
I started gathering prices on some basic maintenance parts last night. I dropped Amazon after seeing how much more expensive things are there.

  • It appears that there's an updated oil filter part number. (from Messicks)
  • Issaquah is my local dealer...I haven't gotten a price from them on the inner air filter, so their grand total will increase. Prices are from earlier this year when I actually bought the items listed.
  • Prices do not include shipping ... for Coleman, ground shipping on a basket of each item to Washington state was $12

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or C$31 from Kubota... amazon isn't always the cheapest option, especially for things sold through the market place.
True that. I try to avoid using Amazon anyway. But I do like being able to ship to one of their dropstores so I don't have to worry about porch pirates.
 

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I relocated my air filter higher, up and away from the dust. Air filters last about 4x longer now.
To outsmart the dust you must think like the dust.
 
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